Ph.D., 2012, Sam Houston State University, Criminal Justice
Research Interests: Problem-solving courts, Alcohol and drug abuse, Program evaluation and policy analysis, organizational behavior
Selected Presentations, Publications, and Technical Reports
Titterington, V.B., Rivolta, P.M., & Schraufnagel, S. (2013). Right-to-die legislation: A note on factors associated with its adoption. Sociological Spectrum, 33(4), 358-373.
Rivolta, P.M. (2012). Drinking and Crime. In W. Miller & J. G. Golson (Eds.), The Social History of Crime and Punishment in America (forthcoming). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Rivolta, P.M. (2012). Drug Trade: Source, Destination, and Transit Countries. In M. Beare & J. G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Transnational Crime and Justice (pp. 114-117). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Rivolta, P.M. (2012). Texas Statewide Evaluation of DWI Courts: The Importance of Evaluation. Presented at the 2012 DWI College for DWI Court Teams, Student Conduct Officers, Adminstrative Law Judges and County Judges, Austin, TX, July 30-August 1, 2012.
Rivolta, P.M., Nolasco, C.R.I., & Mullings, J. (2012). The Importance of Motivation in DWI Court Setting: An adaptation of Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory of Work Motivation. Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences annual meeting, Toronto, Canada, March 1-5, 2011.